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  • Dr. Terry Jackson
    Welcome our newest contributor: Terry Jackson

    Dr. Terry Jackson is a highly accomplished, experienced and dynamic Certified Executive Coach, Leadership Development Coach, Life Coach, Sales Trainer, Business Coach and Consultant. Terry’s passion and purpose is helping others improve their quality...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • World Leadership
    Effective Leadership: What it is and What it is Not

    How do you define “effective leadership?” How does your organization define effective leadership? Would you consider your local and national politicians to be effective leaders? Does an effective leadership style in one field mean...

    • Posted November 3, 2012
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  • Personal Finance
    Fifteen Tips for Making Sure You Are Better Off Four Years from Now

    It has become popular for political candidates to ask, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” And while Americans should certainly give it some thought as they head to the...

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Contrast: A Biracial Man's Journey To Desegregate His Past
    Connect With Diversity By Connecting With Others

    In the workplace, many people struggle relating to and or connecting with others who do not look like them or share similar experiences and backgrounds. In the 21st century, the ability to communicate and...

    • Posted October 30, 2012
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  • Impress your boss
    Impress Your Boss

    Being on good terms with your boss is essential for you to enjoy your work and maintain a good work-life balance. As your manager plays an important role in building your career, you need...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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  • Overqualified and desperate for work
    How To Fight The Overqualified Label: 7 Success Strategies

    Finding a great job opportunity in the middle management level is no simple task. With several years of experience and credentials, you will find that opportunities are scarce and the pay is not that...

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • The Executive Leadership Council (ELC)
    More Fortune 500 Companies Need Diversity & Inclusion

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), comprised of current and former African-American CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies, will issue a “call to action” to...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Dr. Cassi Fields
    10 Best Ways to Gain Employment & Advance in Your Career

    In an economy where barriers to workplace employment and advancement are the norm, finding and maintaining employment is more imperative than ever. It is vital for job and promotion seekers to not only know...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Teenage Credit
    The Birds, Bees…And Credit?

    Turning 18 opens up a world of opportunity for your children. How well informed they are about new opportunities can make all the difference in their ability to make smart decisions. For many teens,...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Have a successful interview
    7 Successful Interviewing Tips

    Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a current job seeker, having impeccable interviewing skills is necessary for success. To ensure your interview is a success, follow these seven steps. Dress to Be Remembered –...

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Finding meaning at work
    How to Find Meaning in Your Workplace

    On an average, you spend around 40 hours at your workplace. Considering the amount of time you spend at your office, it is important to stay positive and motivated about the place you go...

    • Posted September 17, 2012
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  • Issues of Color: The Dreadlocked Black Man

    As black men, we have to frequently debunk the negative connotation of a chosen hairstyle based on cultural heritage (commonly a stereotype placed on a vast growing population); a hairstyle alone should not be...

    • Posted September 16, 2012
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  • Unemployment - Credit: NYTimes.com, Lucas Jackson/Reuters
    Unemployment High Yet Jobs Remain Unfilled

    During the Democratic National Convention last week former President Bill Clinton touched on a pretty incredible statistic: there are currently over 3 million jobs that remain unfilled in the United States. In fact, according...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Arranging Your Business Meeting
    5 Meeting Mistakes that Make You Look Like a Rookie

    Meetings and conferences are an integral part of the corporate work culture. From discussing bottom lines to evaluating corporate strategies, employees attend meetings for various reasons. However, organizing team meetings is no simple task...

    • Posted September 10, 2012
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